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Abu Dhabi T10 | Mohammad Amir No.1 pick, Lasith Malinga and Mohammad Hafeez also feature

The upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 edition will sport big names like Mohammad Amir, Lasith Malinga, Mohammed Hafeez and Kieron Pollard. The annual player draft of the showpiece 10-day tournament was revealed, on Thursday, with 110 cricketers being allocated amongst the eight participating franchises.
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newscricket2 days ago

Abu Dhabi League sees names like Mohammad Amir, Lasith Malinga being picked for lucrative price

The 10-day Abu Dhabi T-10 league tournament, which has been scheduled to be held from November 15, saw Pakistan and Sri Lanka stars Mohammad Amir and Lasith Malinga going under the hammer in the auction. The annual player draft saw as many as 110 players allocated across eight teams.
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newscricket3 days ago

AFG vs WI | Brandon King, Hayden Walsh Jr. receive maiden international call-ups

Brandon King and Hayden Walsh Jr., who impressed with bat and ball respectively in CPL 2019, have been called up by the Windies for their ODIs and T20Is against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Darren Bravo, who had an underwhelming series against India in August, has been axed from the Test squad.
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newscricketa month ago

Kieron Pollard to take over as West Indies’ limited overs captain

Kieron Pollard on Monday was appointed as the ODI and T20I skipper of the West Indies cricket team following some dismal performances, most recently in the World Cup and against India. Applications for the role of head coach were also released whereas improvised selection policies were announced.
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newscricketa month ago

CPL 2019 | Kieron Pollard to lead TKR as Dwayne Bravo to miss entire tournament

After Dwayne Bravo was ruled out from the Caribbean Premier League with a finger injury, Kieron Pollard has been named as the captain of Trinbago Knight Riders. Pollard had been picked as Trinbago's marquee pick and is set to represent his home franchise for the first time in the tournament.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Kieron Pollard bags a stunner near boundary line to dismiss Chris Lynn

We have all been witness to Chris Lynn's brilliance as a fielder as he has taken many stunning catches across several T20 leagues. However, this time the star batsman of the Winnipeg Hawks was at the receiving end of a brilliant piece of fielding by Toronto National's Kieron Pollard.
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newscricket2 months ago

St. Lucia Stars out of 2019 Caribbean Premier League

In a press release, Caribbean Premier League officials revealed that the St. Lucia Stars franchise will not be a part of the tournament from 2019 season onwards. Meanwhile, St. Lucia owner Jay Pandya hit out at CPL officials saying he is working with them to sort out pending issues.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rahul Dravid getting conflict of interest notice from BCCI

BCCI's Ombudsman-cum-ethics officer justice DK Jain sent a CoI notice to Rahul Dravid after receiving a complaint from Madhya Pradesh. Dravid is allegedly conflicted as he is both the NCA director and also employed as vice-president of India Cements. An Agitated Twitterati reacted on the same.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND | We are preparing for T20 World Cup, but need to start winning some matches first, says Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard has called on the two-time – and defending – T20 champions to win the matches in front of them in the coming series if they are to mount a serious preparation for the T20 World Cup next year. The Windies were clean swept by the Indian team in the recently concluded series.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND | Satisfying to contribute in a winning cause, says Krunal Pandya

India’s left-handed all-rounder Krunal Pandya expressed his satisfaction over his overall contributions to India’s 3-0 clean sweep series win over West Indies. Pandya was awarded the Man of the Series for his all-round performance – with bat and ball – throughout the T20I series.
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